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OpenSI Developer Training and Certification for Apache Kafka®

Advance your software engineering or system administration career with this 6-week course, where you’ll acquire the fundamental skills required to develop and operate one of the world’s most advanced and influential technologies.

About This Course

Apache Kafka® is the open source technology of choice across industry leaders, used to build high-performance data pipelines, streaming analytics, and provide a platform to facilitate data integration.

Delivered by open source industry experts Instaclustr in partnership with the University of Canberra, you’ll engage with 100% online content in the form of hands-on workshops, webinars, online forums, and self-paced assignments.

Upon completing the course, you’ll be prepared to take an optional exam to become an OpenSI certified developer for Apache Kafka.

Career Potential

Over 80% of Fortune 100 companies use Apache Kafka, and the demand for developers is growing. Gain the skills necessary to unlock new career opportunities as an Apache Kafka certified software engineer or systems administrator, giving you the ability to pursue careers as a Kafka project manager, big data architect, or testing professional.

Who Should Apply?

IT professionals, developers, software engineers, system administrators, and system operators with the desire to remain at the forefront of open source software.

Attendees are not expected to have prior experience with Kafka. Basic understanding and experience with Linux and Docker would be beneficial but not necessary to perform the exercises.

A basic understanding of Java is recommended for this course as all exercises are performed using this technology.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the fundamentals of Apache Kafka, including core concepts, architecture, and the ecosystem.
  • Learn to build and manage Kafka clusters using industry best practices.
  • Learn to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Kafka clusters.
  • Learn how to code and build applications that publish and consume data from a Kafka cluster.
  • Learn advanced concepts, including security and core supporting tools and ecosystem services.
  • Gain certification as a developer for Apache Kafka after successfully completing all modules, corresponding practical workshops, and a concluding exam.

How To Apply

Visit the OpenSI course page to sign up for the next Apache Kafka course starting March 22, 2022.

For more information and news, visit opensi.net and follow us on social media @theopensi

About Instaclustr 

Instaclustr delivers reliability at scale through an integrated data platform of open source technologies such as Apache Cassandra®, Apache Kafka®, Apache Spark, Redis, OpenSearch®, and Cadence. Instaclustr allows companies to focus internal development and operational resources on building cutting-edge customer-facing applications. Instaclustr has more than 200 million node hours and 7 PB of data under management across its open source technology suite.

About the University of Canberra 

The University of Canberra is a young university with fierce ambition. Its continued success in research and education has resulted in UC becoming Australia’s fastest-rising university and one of the fastest-rising globally (QS, 2021). UC has been ranked number one globally for its activities aimed at reducing inequalities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings (2021).

Developer Training and Certification for Apache Kafka®

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